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As the Oklahoma City Thunder continue to run to an NBA championship, the city of Seattle is still without an NBA franchise and one local television station is refusing to mention the Thunder during their telecast.
KIRO-TV in Seattle during game highlights are referring to the Thunder as “Former Sonics” and below are screen grabs from recent telecasts showing the score bugs with that title:
Lmfao, Kiro 7 on the game the other night "former sonics" pic.twitter.com/1CaC9VbZrH
— Samantha Peltier ❁ (@sampelteeezy) May 5, 2014
So uhhh, the Seattle news won't recognize the Thunder… pic.twitter.com/5l3imqAmfr
— SportsNation (@SportsNation) May 7, 2014
Honestly, there wasn’t a more apt time to say, “Bring Back Our Sonics”.
Sonics image courtesy of Getty Images
BEST OF MAXIM
Kenny Smith laid out the bold statement that Russell Westbrook will win an MVP trophy in two years.
Photo Credit: NBA TV
If you haven’t figured it out already, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is heavily intrigued by fashion. Along with teammate Kevin Durant, Westbrook has been known to show up in postgame interviews wearing the weirdest and colorful shirts.
Game 2 of the Thunder/Clippers postgame interview wasn’t any different. After beating the Clippers...
The NBA has released a new commercial just in time for Mother’s Day and it features none other than the newly crowned NBA MVP, Kevin Durant. In the spot Durant speaks on why his mother is so special to him. Pretty fantastic stuff from the NBA and Durant right here. [Darren Rovell] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
What. A. Speech!
Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant was chosen as the Most Valuable Player of the 2013-14 NBA season and had one of the most powerful speeches the league had ever witnessed.
Durant’s speech goes far more than just receiving an award; the 6-foot-9 forward epitomizes what an actual leader does when he’s given the highest accolade for an NBA athlete. Durant’s message...
Kevin Durant officially became the 2013-14 NBA Most Valuable Player today when he accepted the trophy with an inspirational speech. Durant didn’t talk about himself very much, he talked about his teammates, his faith and his family. Rather than use generic terms, Durant spoke from the heart.
The Oklahoma City Thunder got absolutely embarrassed on their home court to the Los Angeles...
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant was named NBA MVP on Tuesday afternoon, collecting 119 of-the-125 first place votes. Durant finished the season averaging 32 points, 5.5 assists and 7.4 rebounds per game, while shooting 50% from the field. KD helped led the Thunder to a 59-win season and the No.2 seed in the Western Conference.
Lebron James, who beat out Durant for MVP...
Russell Westbrook was frustrated by his team’s ineffectiveness on offense, so he walked away from the timeout huddle, slapped a seat at the end of the bench and sat, steaming.
Chris Paul was hampered by a sore hamstring, so he pulled back on the accelerator, adjusted his method of attacking the pick-and-roll and drained eight 3-pointers.
The point guards’ responses to their respective...
But we all knew that right? Kevin Durant wins his first ever MVP award with 119 first-place votes. Lebron James, Blake Griffin, Joakim Noah and James Harden rounded out the top five. KD had a career year this season averaging 32.0 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 5.5 assists. He is one of only four players in NBA history to average those numbers in a seasons (Durant, Michael Jordan...
Jamie Horowitz’s departure from ESPN for The Today Show got me thinking about the Embrace Debate culture and what it has meant to ESPN’s evolution over the last few years. ESPN produces a lot of fantastic sports programming that validates their place as the top brand in sports. Then there’s First Take, which does not do that.
There’s nothing more frustrating about ESPN...
Yesterday it was announced that Kevin Durant will be the face for NBA 2K15. The announcement came on the heels of his winning the MVP as well as right before his spectacular playoff game against the Clippers in Oklahoma City last night.Having played 2K 14 quite a bit recently, although I've never played with the Thunder, I can attest that Carmelo Anthony is off the charts and...
LeBron James has owned the MVP award for the past 4 out of 5 seasons. This time around KD has won the award, and it's about time. Durant earned it this year, and the award will earn extra meaning if the Thunder win their first NBA title this season. Winning the MVP doesn't guarantee an NBA Finals win, but it's a start. ESPN "Everything in my life, I had to take it...
Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul arrived in style before their NBA playoff matchup, as the Los Angeles Clippers take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2. We’ll give CP3 the advantage in this one. The post NBA Style: Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul Arrive for Game 2 appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
The Oklahoma City Thunder fail to secure their home court as they tended to surrender against the Clippers with a result of 122-105. It seems that Stephen Curry lent Chris Paul some of his shooting abilities as the veteran point guard finished with 32 points, shooting 12 out of 14 from the field, and 8-9 from behind the arc. The respective series involved a matchup between...